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Lucinda Heyel Gedeon, Museum director. Edward A. Dickson History of Art fellow University of California at Los Angeles, 1984, Afro-American Studies fellow, 1984. Chairperson Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1989-1990; board directors Balboa Art Conservation Center, San Diego, 1986-1991, Arttable, New York, since 1995, Westchester Arts Council, since 1998. Member American Association Museum, Association Art Museum Dirs.

Background

Gedeon, Lucinda Heyel was born on October 13, 1947 in Port Chester, New York, United States. Daughter of Philip H. and Isabel (Oldham) H.

Education

Bachelor, California State University, Long Beach, 1978. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1990.

Career

Assistant curator Grunwald Center University of California at Los Angeles, 1978-1981, assistant director Grunwald Center, 1981-1983, acting director Grunwald Center, 1983-1985. Chief curator Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, 1985-1991. Chief Executive Officer, director Neuberger Museum State University of New York, Purchase, 1991—2004.

Director, Chief Executive Officer, Vero Beach Museum Art, Florida, since 2004.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (exhibition catalogues) Tamarind: Los Angeles to Albuquerque, 1985, Fiber Concepts, 1989 (book) The Art of Leonard Lehrer, 1986. General editor: Melvin Edwards Sculpture: A Thirty Year Retrospective, 1993, Shared Beginnings Separate Passages: A Retrospective of the Work of Carol Anthony and Elaine Anthony, 1996, June Wayne. A Retrospective, 1997, Elizabeth Catlett Sculpture: A Fifty-Year Retrospective, 1998, Marisol, 2001, Toshiko Takaezu, 2001, Grace Hartigan, 2001, Masters of Light: Selections of American Impressionism from the Manoogian Collection, 2006, George Rickey Kinetic Sculpture: A Retrospective, 2007, The Reality of Things: Trompe l'oeil in America, 2007, Ships and Shorelines: William Bradford and Mneteenth-Century American Marine Painting, 2010.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairperson Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1989-1990. Board directors Balboa Art Conservation Center, San Diego, 1986-1991, ArtTable, New York, 1995-1998, Westchester Arts Council, 1998-2004. Member American Association Museum, Association Art Museum Directors.

Connections

Married Francis A. Sprout, February 8, 1987.

father:
Philip H. H.

mother:
Isabel (Oldham) H.

spouse:
Francis A. Sprout